The Parasparam Shelter

Batalaguntu, Tamil Nadu, South India


The newly constructed cat shelter, frontal view


Viji with one of her children, in their garden


The Annexe


Cosy Corner




Sleepers United


Lunch break


The Family


The Animal Shelter, located at the Parasparam Ashram (a home for semi-orphaned girls founded by Mother Viji)is run entirely on funds generated by The Cattitude Trust, its donors and well-wishers. It COSTS to keep the shelter going. All contributions are welcome. If you'd like to participate in this noble undertaking, please email Devika at

Read more about Parasparam here

Read more about The Cattitude Trust here

Update: Much has happened since we set up this beautiful shelter in 2004. We expanded once, and the second expansion is underway. Soon we hope to put up here all the stories of triumph, tragedy, miracle and hope that Parasparam has experienced over these years. Click here for some nice new pictures